GAO Lin
Address:
Room 414B, Building C, HIT Campus, Shenzhen University Town, Xili, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China (518055)
Email:
gaol@hit.edu.cn
Phone:
(+86) 755-26033608
PERSONAL PROFILE
 
Lin Gao (S'08-M'10-SM'16) is an Associate Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China. He received Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering (Advisors: Prof. Xinbing Wang and Prof. Youyun Xu) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 2010, and worked as a Postdoc Research Fellow (Advisor: Prof. Jianwei Huang) in the Network Communications and Economics Lab (NCEL) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) during 2010-2015. He received the IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2016. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. His main research interests are in the area of network economics and games, with applications in wireless communications and networking. For more details, please refer to http://home.ie.cuhk.edu.hk/~lgao
RESEARCH INTEREST
 
1. Game Theory, Network Economics, Network Ecosystem, Sharing Economy
2. Cognitive Radio, Mobile Internet, Internet-of-Things, 5G Communications
EDUCATION  
2006-2010
Ph.D. in Communication and Information System, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
2004-2006
M.S. in Communication and Information System, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
1998-2002
B.E. in Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China
RESEARCH & WORK EXPERIENCE  
2015-Present
Associate Professor in School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China
2010-2015
Postdoc Research Fellow in Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION & ACADEMIC SERVICE
 
2016-Present
Senior Member, IEEE
2017-Present
Associate Editor, China Communications (SCI)
2017-Present
Associate Editor, Journal of Communications and Information Networks (JCIN)
2017-Present
TPC, IEEE INFOCOM 2017
RESEARCH PROJECTS
2015-2017
Startup Research Fund of HIT, PI
2017-2019
Research Foundation for Advanced Talents of HIT, PI
2018
National Natural Science Foundation of China, PI
RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS
2013
Best Paper Award in IEEE WiOpt 2013
2014
Best Paper Award in IEEE WiOpt 2014
2015
Best Student Paper Award in IEEE WiOpt 2015
2016
Best Paper Award Finalist in IEEE INFOCOM 2016
2016
IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2016
PATENT
   
PAPER & BOOK PUBLICATIONS
【Book/Chapter】

[4] Lin Gao, X. Wang, Y. Xu, and Q. Zhang, "Contract-Based Secondary Spectrum Trading," chapter in Handbook of Cognitive Radio: Cognitive Radio Resource Management (Editor-in-Chief: Wei Zhang, Section Editors: Jianwei Huang and Xu Chen), Springer, 2017

[3] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, Economics of Database-Assisted Spectrum Sharing, Springer Briefs (Series Editor: Sherman Shen), Springer, 2016 (ISBN: 9783319432304, Page Number: 100)

[2] J. Huang and Lin Gao, Wireless Network Pricing, Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks (Series Editor: Jean Walrand), Morgan & Claypool Publishers, July 2013 (ISBN: 9781608459759, Page Number: 176)

[1] Y. Xu, D. Li, W. Zhong, and Lin Gao, Resource Management of Cognitive Radio Networks: Game Theoretic Modeling and Performance Analysis (in Chinese), Publishing House of Electronics Industry, Beijing, China, October 2013 (ISBN: 9787121212420, Page Number: 256)

【Journal】

[25] C. Jiang, Lin Gao, L. Duan, and J. Huang, "Data-Centric Mobile Crowdsensing," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[24] C. Jiang, Lin Gao, L. Duan, and J. Huang, "Scalable Mobile Crowdsensing via Peer-to-Peer Data Sharing," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[23] M. Tang, Lin Gao, H. Pang, J. Huang, and L. Sun, "Optimizations and Economics of Crowdsourced Mobile Streaming," IEEE Communications Magazine, 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:5.125, JCR:Q1)

[22] X. Chen, L. Pu, Lin Gao, W. Wu, and D. Wu, "Exploiting Massive D2D Collaboration for Energy-Efficient Mobile Edge Computing," IEEE Wireless Communications, 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:4.148, JCR:Q1)

[21] H. Yu, M.H. Cheung, G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, L. Tassiulas, and J. Huang, "Mobile Data Offloading for Green Wireless Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications, 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:4.148, JCR:Q1)

[20] H. Yu, M.H. Cheung, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Public Wi-Fi Monetization via Advertising," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:2.186, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[19] G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "Efficient and Fair Collaborative Mobile Internet Access," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:2.186, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[18] Q. Ma, Lin Gao (*), Y.F. Liu, and J. Huang, "Economic Analysis of Crowdsourced Wireless Community Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2017, forthcoming (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A) (Corresponding Author)

[17] Lin Gao, L. Duan, and J. Huang, "Two-Sided Matching Based Cooperative Spectrum Sharing," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 16(2):538-551, 2017 (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[16] Lin Gao, B. Shou, Y. Chen, and J. Huang, "Combining Spot and Futures Markets: A Hybrid Market Approach to Dynamic Spectrum Access," Operations Research, 64(4):794-821, 2016 (SCI, IF:1.777, JCR:Q2) 【A+ Journal in OR & MS】

[15] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "An Integrated Spectrum and Information Market for Green Cognitive Communications," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 34(12):3326-3338, 2016 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[14] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "MINE GOLD to Deliver Green Cognitive Communications," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 33(12):2749-2760, 2015 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[13] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Spectrum Reservation Contract Design in TV White Space Networks," IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networks (TCCN) (invited), 1(2):147-160, 2015 (A new journal launched in 2015 and transited from IEEE JSAC - Cognitive Radio Series)

[12] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Business Modeling for TV White Space Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, 53(5):82-88, 2015 (SCI, IF:5.125, JCR:Q1)

[11] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Price and Inventory Competition in Oligopoly TV White Space Markets," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 33(5):1002-1013, 2014 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[10] Lin Gao, G. Iosifidis, J. Huang, L. Tassiulas, and D. Li, "Bargaining-based Mobile Data Offloading," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 32(6):1114-1125, 2014 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[9] G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "A Double Auction Mechanism for Mobile Data Offloading Markets," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), 23(5):1634-1647, 2014 (SCI, IF:2.186, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[8] G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "Incentive Mechanisms for User-Provided Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, 52(9):20-27, 2014 (SCI, IF:5.125, JCR:Q1)

[7] L. Duan, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Cooperative Spectrum Sharing: A Contract-based Approach," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 13(1):174-187, 2014 (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A) 【ESI Highly Cited Paper】

[6] Lin Gao, J. Huang, Y. Chen, and B. Shou, "An Integrated Contract and Auction Design for Secondary Spectrum Trading," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 31(3):581-592, 2013 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[5] Lin Gao, X. Wang, Y. Xu, and Q. Zhang, "Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Contract-Theoretic Modeling Approach," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 29(4):843-855, 2011 (SCI, IF:3.672, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[4] Lin Gao, Y. Xu, and X. Wang, "MAP: Multi-Auctioneer Progressive Auction for Dynamic Spectrum Access," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 10(8):1144-1161, 2011 (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)

[3] L. Qian, F. Ye, Lin Gao, X. Gan, et al., "Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks: An Agent-based Model under Demand Uncertainty," IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM), 59(11):3192-3203, 2011 (SCI, IF:2.298, JCR:Q1, CCF:B)

[2] H. Yu, Lin Gao, Z. Li, X. Wang, and E. Hossain, "Pricing for Uplink Power Control in Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), 59(4):1769-1778, 2010 (SCI, IF:2.243, JCR:Q1)

[1] Lin Gao, X. Wang, and Y. Xu, "Multiradio Channel Allocation in Multihop Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 8(11):1454-1468, 2009 (SCI, IF:2.456, JCR:Q1, CCF:A)
CONFERENCE PAPERS/TALKS
 
【Conference】

[42] M. Tang, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "A General Framework for Crowdsourcing Mobile Communication, Computation, and Caching," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, December 2017 (CCF:C)

[41] H. Pang, Lin Gao, Q. Ding, and L. Sun, "When Data Sponsoring Meets Edge Caching: A Game-Theoretic Analysis," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, December 2017 (CCF:C)

[40] X. Mo, Z. Li, Lin Gao (*), B. Cao, T. Zhang, and T. Wang, "User-Centric Participatory Sensing: A Game Theoretic Analysis," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, December 2017 (CCF:C) (Corresponding Author)

[39] X. Zhang, Lin Gao (*), B. Cao, Z. Li, and M. Wang, "A Double Auction Mechanism for Mobile Crowd Sensing with Data Reuse," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, December 2017 (CCF:C) (Corresponding Author)

[38] Lin Gao and J. Huang, "Achieving an Efficient and Fair Equilibrium Through Taxation," Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC) (Invited), Perth, Australia, December 2017.

[37] Z. Wang, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "A Contract-Theoretic Design of Mobile Data Plan with Time Flexibility," ACM Workshop on the Economics of Networks, Systems and Computation (NetEcon) (in conjunction with ACM EC), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 2017

[36] M. Zhang, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and M. Honig, "Cooperative and Competitive Operator Pricing for Mobile Crowdsourced Internet Access," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Atlanta, GA, USA, May 2017 (CCF:A)

[35] M. Tang, S. Wang, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Sun, "MOMD: A Multi-Object Multi-Dimensional Auction for Crowdsourced Mobile Video Streaming," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Atlanta, GA, USA, May 2017 (CCF:A)

[34] Z. Wang, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Pricing Optimization of Rollover Data Plan," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Paris, France, May 2017

[33] Y. Gao, X. Zhang, X. Mo, and Lin Gao, "An Evolutionary Game Theoretic Analysis for Crowdsourced WiFi Networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, May 2017 (CCF:C) (Corresponding Author)

[32] H. Pang, Lin Gao, L. Sun, "Joint Optimization of Data Sponsoring and Edge Caching for Mobile Video Delivery," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington, DC, USA, December 2016 (CCF:C)

[31] C. Jiang, Lin Gao, L. Duan, and J. Huang, "Exploiting Data Reuse in Mobile Crowdsensing," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington, DC, USA, December 2016 (CCF:C)

[30] Y. Wei, J. Yu, T.M. Lok, and Lin Gao, "A Novel Mobile Data Plan Design from the Perspective of Data Period," IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), Shenzhen, China, December 2016

[29] S. Zuo, Lin Gao, H. Xu, and T. Zhang, "Power Allocation Game for Wireless Network Localization," IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband (ICUWB) (invited), Nanjing, China, October 2016

[28] Q. Ma, Lin Gao, Y.F. Liu, and J. Huang, "Contract-Based Incentive Mechanism for Crowdsourced Wireless Community Networks," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Arizona, USA, May 2016

[27] M. Tang, Lin Gao, H. Pang, J. Huang, and L. Sun, "Multi-Dimensional Auction Mechanism for Mobile Crowdsourced Video Streaming," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Arizona, USA, May 2016

[26] Lin Gao, M. Tang, H. Pang, J. Huang, and L. Sun, "Performance Bound Analysis for Crowdsourced Mobile Video Streaming," IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) (invited), Princeton, NJ, USA, March 2016

[25] H. Pang, P. Wang, Lin Gao, M. Tang, J. Huang, and L. Sun, "Crowdsourced Mobility Prediction Based on Spatio-Temporal Contexts," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Malaysia, May 2016 (CCF:C)

[24] H. Yu, M. Cheung, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Economics of Public Wi-Fi Monetization and Advertising," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), San Francisco, USA, April 2016 (CCF:A) 【Best Paper Award Finalist】

[23] Z. Zheng, Lin Gao, L. Song, and J. Huang, "Topology-Aware Incentive Mechanism for Cooperative Relay Networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, USA, December 2015 (CCF:C)

[22] C. Jiang, Lin Gao, L. Duan, and J. Huang, "Economics of Peer-to-Peer Mobile Crowdsensing," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, USA, December 2015 (CCF:C)

[21] Q. Ma, Lin Gao, Y.F. Liu, and J. Huang, "A Game-Theoretic Analysis of User Behaviors in Crowdsourced Wireless Community Networks," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Mumbai, Indian, May 2015 【Best Student Paper Award】

[20] Lin Gao, F. Hou, and J. Huang, "Providing Long-Term Participation Incentive in Participatory Sensing," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Hong Kong, April 2015 (CCF:A)

[19] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "HySIM: A Hybrid Spectrum and Information Market for TV White Space Networks," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Hong Kong, April 2015 (CCF:A)

[18] M. M. Khalili, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and B. H. Khalaj, "Incentive Design and Market Evolution of Mobile User-Provided Networks," IEEE Workshop on Smart Data Pricing (SDP) (co-located with IEEE INFOCOM), Hong Kong, April 2015

[17] Lin Gao, G. Iosifidis, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "Hybrid Data Pricing for Network-Assisted User-Provided Connectivity," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Toronto, Canada, April 2014 (CCF:A)

[16] G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "Enabling Crowd-Sourced Mobile Internet Access," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Toronto, Canada, April 2014 (CCF:A)

[15] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Trade Information, Not Spectrum: A Novel TV White Space Information Market Model," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Hammamet, Tunisia, May 2014 【Best Paper Award】

[14] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Information Market for TV White Space," IEEE Workshop on Smart Data Pricing (SDP) (co-located with IEEE INFOCOM) (invited), Toronto, Canada, May 2014

[13] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "White Space Ecosystem: A Secondary Network Operator's Perspective," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Atlanta, USA, December 2013 (CCF:C)

[12] G. Iosifidis, Lin Gao, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "An Iterative Double Auction for Mobile Data Offloading," International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Tsukuba Science City, Japan, May 2013 【Best Paper Award】

[11] Lin Gao, G. Iosifidis, J. Huang, and L. Tassiulas, "Economics of Mobile Data Offloading," IEEE Workshop on Smart Data Pricing (SDP) (co-located with IEEE INFOCOM), Turin, Italy, April 2013

[10] Y. Luo, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Spectrum Broker by Geo-location Database," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Anaheim, USA, December 2012 (CCF:C)

[9] Lin Gao, J. Huang, Y. Chen, and B. Shou, "ContrAuction: An Integrated Contract and Auction Design for Dynamic Spectrum Sharing," Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) (invited), Princeton, NJ, USA, March 2012

[8] Lin Gao, X. Wang, G. Sun, and Y. Xu, "A Game Approach for Cell Selection and Resource Allocation in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks," IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), Utah, USA, June 2011 (CCF:B)

[7] L. Duan, Lin Gao, and J. Huang, "Contract-Based Cooperative Spectrum Sharing," IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN), Aachen, Germany, May 2011

[6] H. Wang, Lin Gao, X. Gan, X. Wang, and E. Hossain, "Cooperative Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Game-Theoretic Approach," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), South Africa, May 2010 (CCF:C)

[5] T. Chu, P. Cheng, Lin Gao, X. Wang, et al., "Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Network: An Agent-based Model under Demand Uncertainty," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Miami, USA, December 2010 (CCF:C)

[4] P. Xu, S. Gu, Lin Gao, H. Yu, et al., "Myopic Sensing for Multiple SUs in Multichannel Opportunistic Access," International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Caen, France, June 2010

[3] H. Yu, Lin Gao, Y. Li, X. Gan, et al., "Information Sharing in Spectrum Auction for Dynamic Spectrum Access," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Hawaii, USA, December 2009 (CCF:C)

[2] Lin Gao, and X. Wang, "A Game Approach for Multi-Channel Allocation in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks," ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Hong Kong, May 2008 (CCF:B)

[1] Lin Gao, X. Wang, Y. Xu, and W. Chen, "Distributed Multi-radio Channel Allocation in Multi-Hop Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008 (CCF:C)
TEACHING/SUPERVISING EXPERIENCE
2015.09-2018.01
Master students: GAO Yu, LI Zhang, WANG Mengjing, ZHANG Xiaoru, MO Xiaoyan, ZHANG Xiaoyang
2016.09-2019.01
Master students: LIU Juan, ZENG Xiao, ZOU Baitao, LU Weipeng, YU Deliang, ZHONG Yixuan
2017 Spring
Teaching: Stochastic Network Optimization Theory
Updated:2017-10